The donation, which builds on a decade of support from the foundation led by Dan and Rae Emmett, includes $1.8 million and a challenge: The foundation will match one-to-one gifts made by other donors up to $2.5 million.
An increase in the number and severity of heat waves over the coming years would pose a particular challenge for the species because small-bodied birds dehydrate more quickly.
Researchers at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability predict the state will experience dramatic shifts between extreme dry and extreme wet weather by end of 21st century.
From water resources to wildfires, UCLA research reveals a climate future that will have wide-ranging consequences.
UCLA-led research shows more than 550 payments for ecosystem services programs are active worldwide with more than $36 billion in annual transactions.
UCLA-led research shows Earth may be approaching a carbon dioxide threshold for melting ice in the Arctic.
“It’s critical to educate the next generation of scientists to understand how and why our climate is changing, and what measures must be taken to adapt,” said professor Alex Hall.
Results from the evaluation of 14 estuaries along the Pacific coast of the United States will help to inform policy on conservation of wetlands.
Climate scientist Alex Hall will embark on a three-week, 1,000-mile, two-wheel trek on a mission of educating, learning and engaging with the public.
The hardy marine invertebrates survive a bleaching process but their growth is slowed, a UCLA study conducted off the coast of American Samoa has found.
This ignorance of what’s a legitimate threat and fanciful fiction can result in insufficient responses to real threats like climate change.
UCLA biologists' research focusing on the yellow warbler looks at species’ challenges and their capacity to adapt.
Volunteers analyze photos from NASA’s Landsat program to locate the coastal ecosystems in oceans around the world.
Record-breaking weather consistent with climate change is fanning the flames.
A new UCLA-led study reinforces the importance of collaboration in assessing the effects of climate change.
UCLA study finds more genetic variation than expected among affected animals in the Santa Monica Mountains.
To understand how weather patterns behaved centuries ago, the researchers examined the rings of trees such as limber pines and bristlecone pines, the oldest living organisms on Earth.
UCLA researchers predicted what the timing of snow and rainwater runoff in the Sierra Nevada could look like by the end of the 21st century.
“What we’ve learned is that the L.A. River can’t be everything to everyone all the time,” said Katie Mika, a UCLA postdoctoral scholar and author of the report.
UCLA researchers highlight how the decade-plus since “An Inconvenient Truth ” has seen record-breaking climate changes and extremes.
Presented by the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, the new prize is the first major environmental award for those under 40.
Panelists focused on ways in which California can continue to lead the charge via legislative and regulatory innovations at the state and local level.
Data collected in the Congo by UCLA scientists and others will help empower global initiatives to protect the planet.
“Climate Lab” — a six-episode video series on climate change from Vox and the University of California — is already getting plenty of attention although it's just getting started.
The funds will support the researchers’ efforts to develop a process for capturing carbon dioxide and converting it into a material that can be used in building and construction.